FNE at KVIFF: New Arpad Sopsits project in development

    KARLOVY VARY: Hungarian director and scriptwriter Arpad Sopsits is in development on a new project titled Psyche based the work of Hungarian poet Sandor Weores.

    Sopsits who is in Karlovy Vary to present his new film The Seventh Circle, produced by Hunnia Film Studio (www.hunniafilm.hu), which had its international premier in the East of the West competition of the festival.

    Sopsits said the script for Psyche has already finished and the film would be produced by Budapest based Cinemafilm (www.cinema-film.hu) The project is planned as a European coproduction and Sopsits said he was looking for coproduction partners while he was visiting the Czech spa town.

    Sopsits is one of Hungary's best known directors and his previous films have screened in the Director's Fortnight in Cannes and in Montreal FF.